Wednesday, 24 July, 2019

Pet shelters, welfare groups step up to meet Harvey's threat

A dog is abandoned on a property off US-77 in Victoria Texas on Saturday. The area has seen heavy rain and flooding A dog is abandoned on a property off US-77 in Victoria Texas on Saturday. The area has seen heavy rain and flooding
Christy Curtis | 30 August, 2017, 01:02

The canines, ranging from puppies to older dogs, are slated to arrive at the Morristown Municipal Airport in New Jersey on Tuesday night before they're transported over to St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in Madison, NJ.

"When disasters strike and the country needs help caring for lost, strayed or abandoned pets, they turn to San Diego", said John Van Zante with the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Enjoy your holidays with peace of mind, knowing your pet is in great hands (find a petsitter near you) and spoil them with our monthly subscription box filled with yummy treats and toys (get your free box here).

The disaster response team is made up of four to six people who are certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. We so love our animals, don't we?

Relocating those homeless dogs from Texas gives them the opportunity to be adopted in other states - and allows non-homeless pets from flooded areas room to stay in the shelters, so they can stay close to home.

I want to donate supplies for local animal shelters. Applications can be filled out here for dogs and here for cats. In addition to cash donations, the organization can also use in-kind donations like large plastic or metal bins with lids. They'll also be available for adoption, perhaps sometime later this week.

Steve Culver cries with his dog Otis after surviving what he said was the, 'most terrifying event in his life, ' when Hurricane Harvey blew in and destroyed most of his home in Rockport. They said about 50 other volunteers are already waiting on standby. "As you can imagine, it's a rapidly changing situation". Rather than moving animals out of state immediately, we encourage them to take advantage of the in state shelters who have offered to take in animals and have hundreds of kennels ready, such as the SPCA of Texas.

However, there are still many dogs, cats and other animals left outside forced to face the storm by themselves. A group of citizens are seen in this video assisting with the rescue of several cats from a home in the Houston area.

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